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The Birth of the Clinic: An Archaeology of Medical Perception

Michel Foucault - Philosophy - 2003 - 266 pages
"In this book Michel Foucault, one of the most influential thinkers of recent times, calls us to look critically at specific historical events in order to uncover new layers of ...
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Quacks and Crusaders: The Fabulous Careers of John Brinkley, Norman Baker ...

Eric S. Juhnke - Medical - 2002 - 215 pages
One promoted goat gland transplants as a remedy for lost virility or infertility. Another blamed aluminum cooking utensils for causing cancer. The third was targeted by the ...
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Madmen: a social history of madhouses, mad-doctors & lunatics

Roy Porter - History - 2004 - 336 pages
What was it like to be insane in the Georgian England of Mary Wollstonecraft and Coleridge? Indeed, how was the most famous mad person of the century—Shelley’s “old, mad ...
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Mind-Forg'd Manacles: A History of Madness in England from the Restoration ...

Roy Porter - Medical - 1987 - 412 pages
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Bedlam: London's Hospital for the Mad

Paul Chambers - History - 2009 - 288 pages
Bethlem Hospital is the oldest mental institution in the world, but to many it is famous only as 'Bedlam', a chaotic madhouse which brutalised its patients. Although for much ...
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Adam Smith's Discourse: Canonicity, Commerce, and Conscience

Vivienne Brown - Business & Economics - 1994 - 243 pages
Adam Smith's name has become synonymous with free market economics. Recent scholarship has given us a richer, more nuanced figure, steeped in the intricacies of enlightenment ...
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